2006 Campaign Finance Profile - Garey D. Bies

Rep. Gary D. Bies (R) Sister BayPicture: Rep. Gary D. BiesAssembly District 1

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2006 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Bies was first elected in 2000.

He was unopposed in the primary and faced Democratic opposition in the general election.

WI Professional Police Assn ($13,918) and WI Right to Life ($131) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Bies. Planned Parenthood Advocates of WI ($137) made independnet expenditures supporting his opponent.

2006 Campaign Finance Summary
Bies
Raised: $28,824 - Spent: $43,813
Vote: 53.6% - Cost/Vote: $3.19
Independent Backing: $14,049
Grail
Raised: $60,351 - Spent: $49,681
Vote: 46.4% - Cost/Vote: $4.18
Independent Backing: $137
Ainsworth’s Committee Assignments

2007-2008: Natural Resources; Tourism, Recreation and State Properties; Transportation; Veterans and Military Affairs; Correctioins and the Courts (Chair); Special Committee on Placement of Sex Offenders (Co-chair).

2005-2006: Corrections and the Courts (Chair); Highway Safety (Vice-Chair); Natural Resources; Veterans.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $20,438
Self $0
Under $100 $3,200
$100 or more $13,361
PACs & Parties $4,500
Other Income $0
WECF** $7,763
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/05-12/31/06
In-District Out-District
$8,291 (62.1%) $5,070 (37.9%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/05-12/31/06
Interest Amount
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,850.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,800.00
Health Professionals $1,656.00
Business $1,650.00
Construction $1,300.00
Banking & Finance $955.00
Political/Ideological $800.00
Real Estate $800.00
Insurance $500.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $500.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $500.00
Energy $350.00
Agriculture $100.00
Civil servant/public employee $100.00
Education $100.00
Natural Resources $100.00
Transportation $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1999-2006
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Bies, Gary Sister Bay, WI Legislator $7,592
Calkins, William & Priscilla Ephraim, WI WD Management $2,200
Hedeen, Clemens & Kay Sturgeon Bay, WI Hedeen International $1,800
Culp, Peter & Laurel Sister Bay, WI Nordic Lodge $1,675
Baudhuin, Richard & Joan Sturgeon Bay, WI Bear hunter $1,650
Blazer, Judith E Ellison Bay, WI Retired $1,500
Junion, Terry D Sturgeon Bay, WI Enterprise Builders Inc $1,300
Voight, Charles & Bonita Ellison Bay, WI Charlies Smoke House/Island Clipper $1,300
Anderson, Roger & Sandra Sturgeon Bay, WI Sturgeon Bay Metal Products $1,200
Peterson, Ellsworth & Carla Sturgeon Bay, WI Peterson Boats Inc/Door Travel $1,200

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